We celebrated Flag Day Monday, June 14. I enjoyed driving to work down Main Street while taking in the beautiful adornment of red, white and blue waving in the North Texas wind. As I looked upon those flags, I was reminded of the core American values—the ones listed in the Declaration of Independence.
Being self-employed has some benefits: You get to choose your own hours, you don’t have to count “vacation days” and you’ll never worry about getting downsized. On the other hand, you’re truly on your own – there’s no employer-sponsored retirement plan and no benefits package. So, if you’ve recently started a business or become a “gig worker,” possibly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what can you do to get on the road to financial security?
For one month, fourth grade students at Open Door Christian School labored to make a difference in the life of a 7-year-old girl in New York, building a motorized wheelchair for her as part of their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) class.
The graduating class of 2021 for Olney High School. Olney High School was recently recognized as one of the top schools in the region and continues to excel in academic excellence. The 2021 graduates are: Kiara Sabine Allen, Freddi Aranda, William Riley Bernhardt, Kohl Logan Bowers, Jeb David Carpenter, Sydney Jordan Craig, Richard Chase Dobbs, Alexis Garcia, Skylar LeeAnn Gibson, Brian Garcia Hernandez, Hector Hernandez, Jacqueline Monserath Hernandez, Carter Ryan Hinson, Tucker Lee Hudson, Jaden Nicole Jacoba, Ari L Marie Livingston, Mary Elizabeth Lowe, Marisol Alicia Lozano, Fatima Nataly Marquez, Deonte Eugene McCowan, Robert Kylan Montgomery, Cesar Munoz, Aiden Kai Eugene Phillips, Noah Edward Pint, Dillon Brooks Sandlin, Alysia Nicole Sandoval, James Elton Toney III, Gary James Turner, Donovan Richard Valdez, Morgen Tanner Wilk, Alexandria Felicita Diane Williams Photo by Will Sadler
Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, has announced the students achieving the Dean’s List designation for the 2021 spring semester, including Payton Meade of Olney, TX.